Anyperodon leucogrammicus

Whitelined Rockcod | Slender Grouper | Slender Rockcod | White-lined Grouper
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus, juvenile, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
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Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus
Anyperodon leucogrammicus

Distribution

Tropical Indo-Pacific


Description

Elongate body shape, pointed snout, and distinctive covering of orange spots, body with pale longititudinal stripes that widen and break apart and fade with age; juveniles mimic Halichoeres wrasses. Length to 65 cm.


Information

Max Size: 65 cm

Sea Temperature Range: 24.9-33°C

Depth: 1-80m

Habitat Generalization Index: 5.57

Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.


Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Least Concern

Occurrence: Frequent (11.1% of sites)

Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution. It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed

Abundance: Few (2 per transect)

Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.


Edit by: Joe Shields